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Metacarpal Fracture

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Metacarpal Fracture, MCP Fracture

  • Signs
  1. Dorsal angulation (secondary to interosseus muscles)
  • Management
  • Fracture well aligned and apposed
  1. Immobilize for 4 weeks
    1. Short Arm plaster cast or Splint
    2. Aluminum splint extending under finger
  2. Accept slight shortening